RMS Monday Message

February 7, 2022

Exciting events happening this month!

The second semester began last week and the excitement is building for some of the upcoming activities! RMS is celebrating Black History Month in a variety of ways. Click the button below to learn more! Student Council and PBIS are running a Candy Gram and Heart Tree fundraiser for Valentine's Day. New clubs are forming on an ongoing basis, Technology Club (STEM) met for the first time last week and any new students are encouraged to join. The 3rd quarter progress reporting cycle ends on March 4th.

Important Dates:

February 8 - 6th Grade "Hidden Figures" @ BHS

February 9 - 7th Grade "Remember the Titans" @ BHS

February 10 - 8th Grade "The Butler" @ BHS

February 21 - No School

March 8 - Music in Our Schools Chorus Concert 7:00 pm

March 10 - Music in Our Schools Instrumental Concert 7:00 pm

Club & Activity Information:

Kaleidoscope Club (GSA Jr.)

Kaleidoscope Club will meet February 9th and February 23rd this month with Ms. Assumma and Ms. Varekamp in Ms. Varekamp's room until 3:30pm.

Environmental Club

Environmental Club meets on 2/10 in Ms. Benson's room until 3:30.

Student Council

Student Council meets on 2/15 in Ms. Benson's room until 3:30.

Technology Club

Tech Club will meet on February 16th until 3:30 in Ms. Varekamp's room.

Home & Careers

Group B meets on 2/9 and Group A meets on 2/16 in room A109 until 3:35pm.

National Junior Honor Society

NJHS will have a meeting on Wednesday, February 23rd in D135. This is a change from the original date we talked about. Questions see Mrs. Paredes. The NJHS is sponsoring a Warm Clothing Drive. (See Flyer attached.)

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Looking for Women in Business!

The RMS student council is looking to reach out to female community members who own a business in Beacon, NY. The students would like to gather video interviews to air as a special segment during Women's History Month. If you meet this criteria, or know someone who does, drop the contact information on the google form below!

January Students of the Month

January Teacher Lesson of the Month

Each month the students at RMS have the opportunity to give feedback about lessons that they felt were engaging and fun. This month's Teacher Lesson of the Month is Mrs. DeVall's "Escape Room Unit Test" review game. Her student said, "I liked doing the escape room to review for our upcoming test. It helped us learn more about what we should be studying for the test. I like that Mrs. DeVall draws everything out and checks our work to make sure that it is correct. She spends a lot of time making sure we understand and she is nice about it.” Great work Mrs. DeVall!

January PE Students of the Month

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Q2 Virtual Gallery 2022

Corner Cafe is Open for Business!

The ADL class store (The Corner Cafe) is now up and running! This year it will look a little different as the new class is learning the ropes. Right now the students are currently learning how to stock and keep inventory. So what does this mean for customers? The store is running on an honor system. All items in the store are $1.00. Customers can come in, grab items, and place the money in the "Money Jar!" Check it out and go support the students in B116!
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PTO Fundraiser: FUN PASTA!

The PTO is running a fundraiser through the "Fun Pasta Fundraising!" Shop now and order some creative, delicious pasta goodies. Each purchase earns 40% profit for the Rombout PTO and helps support their fundraising effort! Visit the link below to place your order!
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Rombout Recipes

The Culture Team is creating a recipe book to represent Rombout's diverse community! We would like the students to submit recipes that they love! These recipes can be a family recipe, an ethnic recipe, a recipe that is always used for a special occasion, or even just a recipe of your favorite dish. Please fill out this google form to submit the recipe. Some of the recipes may even be featured in our cafeteria for lunch one day! Please contact Mrs. Edelman (edelman.l@beaconk12.org) if you have any questions.
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